The great dream of cars running on sustainable petrol has not bitten the dust. Here's why.
Britain will need many thousands more charging stations.
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The road to an electric future needs to be paved with more than good intentions.
Diesel engines have been demonised for their emissions but the technology has already cleaned up its act.
An emissions cap could save Australians up to A$500 each year in fuel costs.
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The Australian government is considering a cap on car emissions, and the savings in fuel and health costs mean there's no reason to delay.
The research looked at the price setting in a number of petrol retailers in Perth over five years.
New analysis of the behaviour of petrol retailers in Perth over a period of five years shows how tacit collusion caused prices to increase by up to 50%.
Upgrading our fuel rules can deliver some easy wins for emissions.
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Australia's plan to bring fuel efficiency standards up to par with the US and Europe could see us say goodbye to regular unleaded, and hello to a useful way of cutting our rising greenhouse emissions.
South African consumers are paying far too much for petrochemicals products.
Raging debates about the state of South Africa's energy industry have missed one critical area, the role of transport fuels and base chemicals.
Better fuel efficiency means more money, less emissions.
Vehicle efficiency isn't just about reducing emissions. It can also save us money, and reduce our heavy reliance on imported oil.
Can you save time and money with a half-filled fuel tank?
Fuel prices may be at historic lows at the moment but when they rise again, what is the best strategy to save money at the bowser? There are many suggestions for saving money such as when and where to…
In the 1970s, refineries in the Middle East controlled the world’s flow of oil. Not any more.
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With oil prices on the slide, members of the once-dominant Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided last week not to attempt to rally them by cutting production, leaving the Brent…
Australia’s corporate regulator wants to tackle what it believes is collusion in the petrol industry, but court action to date hasn’t really succeeded.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s latest foray into the difficult and politically charged arena of petrol pricing is just the latest in a long running saga that is unlikely to be resolved…